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Australian flight attendant jailed for abuse of children overseas

Fri 03-04-2020 8:30 am AEDT

A 52-year-old Melbourne man has been sentenced to 18 and a half years’ imprisonment today (Monday 30 March, 2020), after sexually abusing children in the Philippines.The Victorian Joint Anti-Child Exploitation...

Combatting Child Sexual Exploitation Legislation Amendment

Mon 30-03-2020 8:00 am AEDT

On 20 March 2020, new offences for failing to protect children from and failing to report child sexual abuse came into effect.The offences were created by the Combatting Child Sexual...

New South Wales woman charged with child exploitation offences

Fri 27-03-2020 11:00 am AEDT

A 35-year-old New South Wales woman has been charged with two child abuse offences following an Australian Federal Police (AFP) investigation into allegations the woman was sharing and producing child...

49-year-old Palmerston man charged with child exploitation offences

Tue 10-03-2020 8:00 am AEDT

A 49-year-old Palmerston man is scheduled to appear in Darwin Local Court this morning (10 March 2020) after the Northern Territory Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (NT JACET) charged him...

Brisbane man in Court for child exploitation allegations

Fri 21-02-2020 3:58 pm AEDT

The Queensland Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (QLD JACET) has charged a 55-year-old Brisbane man with 44 offences in relation to the alleged sexual exploitation of children both online and...

Senior Constable Danielle Leske wins AFP Detective of the Year

Fri 21-02-2020 9:20 am AEDT

Our very own Senior Constable Danielle Leske has been declared the AFP Detective of the Year, presented by AFP Commissioner Reece P Kershaw and AFP Deputy Commissioner Investigations Ian McCartney,...

Countering child sexual exploitation and abuse - National Press Club Address

Thu 20-02-2020 12:17 am AEDT

On Wednesday, 19 February 2020, AFP Commissioner Reece P Kershaw, joined the CEO of Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) Nicole Rose and the CEO of Australia Criminal Intelligence...